Throughout time the pentagram has been used by many as a magical and sacred symbol.
Cut an apple in two across the “equator”. You will find that the seeds in each half form a pentagram.
Eve gave Adam the apple of knowledge, the pentagram became a symbol of wisdom and the power to make choices.
It also symbolizes the figure of a human with outstretched arms and legs.
The Pythagoreans believed the pentagram to symbolize health and light. It was a sacred symbol.
It was the symbol of the Greek goddess of health, Hygeia.
The pentagram represented higher knowledge.
They would also use it as a secret sign to recognize each other.
The Five points symbolize spirit, air, fire, water and earth.
Sir Gawain, a knight of King Authurs Round Table, had a pentagram on his shield. He was said to be “faithful five ways and five times each”.
The pentagram is a symbol of the Bahá’i faith. They call it the “Haykal”, the temple.
The Freemasonry use the pentagram as a symbol called “Blazing Star”.
Turned around with two points up the pentagram symbolizes the devil. Satanists use the pentagram with two points up as their symbol. They use the inverted pentagram with two circles around it and the head of a goat inside it.
It symbolizes, for Christians, the five wounds of Christ. Many Christians also see the pentagram as a symbol of Christ, as “Alpha and Omega”. It symbolizes the star of Bethlehem. This is a symbol of guidance. It is important that the star has one point upwards.